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  • Date:08 Feb 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Riverside Stadium
  • Attendance:14,965
Goal!

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92:57 +2.57

Unfair challenge on Kei Kamara by Luke Varney results in a free kick.

92:11 +2.11

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kei Kamara on Grant Hanley.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

90:49 +0.49

Clearance made by Tommy Spurr.

89:29

Unfair challenge on Grant Hanley by Curtis Main results in a free kick.

89:15

Clearance by Adam Henley.

88:26

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Woodgate by Jordan Rhodes.

87:20

The referee blows for offside.

85:32

Craig Conway produces a cross.

85:06

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

85:01

Craig Conway sends in a cross.

81:54

Curtis Main replaces Danny Graham.

79:49

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal. Paul Robinson makes a block.

79:11

Shay Given takes the free kick.

77:58

Jordan Rhodes fouled by Jonathan Woodgate, the ref awards a free kick.

75:57

Lee Williamson is brought on as a substitute for Rudy Gestede.

75:02

Jason Lowe takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

74:55

Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

74:34

(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Kei Kamara coming on for Mustapha Carayol.

73:53

Unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes by Ben Gibson results in a free kick.

73:44

Clearance by Grant Hanley.

70:49

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Graham on Adam Henley.

69:50

Nathaniel Chalobah takes the free kick.

69:34

Unfair challenge on Grant Leadbitter by Chris Taylor results in a free kick.

69:19

Centre by Adam Henley.

67:37

Albert Adomah replaces Emmanuel Ledesma.

65:17

The referee shows Mustapha Carayol a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

65:11

Chris Taylor fouled by Mustapha Carayol, the ref awards a free kick.

64:55

The ball is delivered by Danny Graham.

64:09

Mustapha Carayol sends in a cross.

63:18

Unfair challenge on Matthew Kilgallon by Danny Graham results in a free kick.

63:02

Foul by Danny Graham on Tom Cairney, free kick awarded.

63:00

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

61:59

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

61:29

Grant Hanley takes the free kick.

60:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rudy Gestede by Nathaniel Chalobah.

58:46

Matthew Kilgallon manages to make a clearance.

57:57

Clearance by Jozsef Varga.

57:35

The ball is delivered by Jordan Rhodes.

56:29

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

55:54

Emmanuel Ledesma challenges Tommy Spurr unfairly and gives away a free kick.

55:25

Craig Conway on for David Dunn.

54:38

Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Paul Robinson parries the ball away.

54:28

Header at goal by Rudy Gestede misses left of the target.

54:21

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

53:14

Shot by Jason Lowe.

52:39

Adam Henley takes the free kick.

52:14

Jozsef Varga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Dunn.

51:13

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

50:05

Clearance made by George Friend.

49:16

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

48:48

The ball is swung over by Mustapha Carayol.

47:46

Clearance made by Matthew Kilgallon.

46:38

Matthew Kilgallon concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Graham.

46:23

Jonathan Woodgate manages to make a clearance.

45:42

Jozsef Varga manages to make a clearance.

The second half kicks off.

The first half comes to an end.

45:31 +0.31

Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

45:12 +0.12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Hanley on Danny Graham.

45:01

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Adam Henley coming on for Todd Kane.

43:37

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

42:54

Chris Taylor makes a clearance.

42:21

The ball is crossed by Emmanuel Ledesma.

39:40

Jozsef Varga takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

39:22

Clearance by Todd Kane.

37:44

Foul by Dean Whitehead on Chris Taylor, free kick awarded.

35:56

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

34:49

Unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Nathaniel Chalobah results in a free kick.

33:47

Nathaniel Chalobah fouled by David Dunn, the ref awards a free kick.

32:55

Nathaniel Chalobah takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley.

32:41

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

31:12

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

28:59

Grant Hanley manages to make a clearance.

28:00

Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Paul Robinson parries the effort to safety.

26:10

George Friend takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley.

25:41

Shot by Grant Leadbitter. Blocked by Matthew Kilgallon.

25:35

George Friend delivers the ball.

24:10

Centre by Todd Kane.

23:24

Jonathan Woodgate makes a clearance.

22:05

Foul by Rudy Gestede on Jozsef Varga, free kick awarded.

21:10

The ball is delivered by Todd Kane.

18:45

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

17:39

Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

17:04

The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Graham.

16:04

Ben Gibson makes a clearance.

15:12

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Taylor on Ben Gibson.

13:59

Clearance made by Grant Leadbitter.

11:14

Tom Cairney manages to make a clearance.

11:06

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

10:15

Chris Taylor manages to make a clearance.

4:15

Todd Kane fouled by Mustapha Carayol, the ref awards a free kick.

3:46

Shot by Mustapha Carayol. Paul Robinson parries the ball but the danger is not over.

3:12

Clearance by Jozsef Varga.

1:47

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma from the right by-line.

1:30

Clearance by Tommy Spurr.

1:26

Mustapha Carayol sends in a cross.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Woodgate boosts Boro Jonathan Woodgate will return to the Middlesbrough squad for the first time since Boxing day for Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash with Blackburn. The 34-year-old central defender has been out of action since picking up a thigh injury in the 1-0 win over Burnley on December 26. However, head coach Aitor Karanka's joy at Woodgate's presence has been tempered by the news that new signing Daniel Ayala could be out of action for some time. The former Norwich defender suffered an ankle problem in last weekend's 0-0 draw at Doncaster and looks likely to be sidelined for several weeks. Striker Lee Tomlin, who joined the club on loan from Peterborough on deadline day, serves the second match of a three-game ban following his dismissal in his last appearance for Posh, and while keeper Jason Steele is close to a return after ankle surgery, defender Rhys Williams could miss the rest of the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon. Josh King's latest injury means he will miss Blackburn's trip. The Norwegian winger had a scan on a hamstring problem and faces two more weeks on the sidelines in what has been an injury-hit campaign for the former Manchester United trainee. Midfielder Corry Evans, another product of the Old Trafford academy, has been training all week and could make a long-awaited comeback from an ankle injury, which is the same problem that continues to keep Dickson Etuhu out. Defender Tommy Spurr will play despite having stitches to a head injury and midfielder Lee Williamson, who recently suffered from concussion, will also be available but full-back Adam Henley's Achilles problem means boss Gary Bowyer will run the rule over him on Friday before travelling.

Formation:451Manager: Aitor Karanka

Middlesbrough

Formation: 442Manager: Gary Bowyer

Blackburn

  • Shay Given
  • Jozsef Varga
  • Jonathan Woodgate
  • Ben Gibson
  • George Friend
  • Emmanuel Ledesma
  • Grant Leadbitter
  • Nathaniel Chalobah
  • Dean Whitehead
  • Mustapha Carayol
  • Danny Graham
  • SUBS
  • Jacob Butterfield
  • Dimitrios Konstantopoulos
  • Seb Hines
  • Curtis Main
  • Kenneth Omeruo
  • Albert Adomah
  • Kei Kamara

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWWLDD
  • Middlesbrough
  • VS
  • Blackburn
  • WWLDDW

Last Meetings

  • Blackburn
  • 1 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 02/11/2013
  • Middlesbrough
  • 1 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 26/12/2012
  • Blackburn
  • 1 - 2
  • Middlesbrough
  • 21/09/2012
  • Middlesbrough
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 22/02/1992
  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 1
  • Middlesbrough
  • 30/11/1991
  • Blackburn
  • 1 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 01/04/1991

Top Scorers

Middlesbrough

  • A Adomah 9
  • M Carayol 7
  • G Leadbitter 4
  • K Kamara 4
  • D Ayala 3
  • E Ledesma 3
  • G Friend 2
  • D Whitehead 1
  • J Butterfield 1
  • C Main 1
  • B Gibson 1

Blackburn

  • J Rhodes 13
  • R Gestede 4
  • D Dunn 3
  • L Best 2
  • T Spurr 2
  • T Cairney 2
  • B Marshall 2
  • C Evans 1
  • J Lowe 1
  • G Hanley 1
  • J King 1
  • T Kane 1

Goals

Middlesbrough

    • Total goals 76
    • Goals per game 41
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Blackburn

    • Total goals 71
    • Goals per game 36
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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